Category Archives: poetry

Happy


The popular Pharrell Williams song, Happy, was apparently written with the idea of trying to capture what it felt like to be in a good mood. Many famous poets also captured the essence of happiness by reflecting on nature. Nature … Continue reading

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Peony passion


Like a perfect summer’s day, the peony lasts momentarily. Its splendour remains as one of nature’s treasures.

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The Lively Letter


I have to admit that I have struggled to begin writing my next post. An idea has been with me throughout the month of June. However, as all high school teachers know, June is the busiest and hardest month. With … Continue reading

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A Special Christmas Wish


Recently I began reading Edith Wharton’s “The Age of Innocence” again. You might remember the film vision directed by Martin Scorcese starring Daniel Day Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Winona Ryder. The novel gives an insight into the social mores of … Continue reading

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